Tips and Articles for Rome

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Knowing the local hotspots in a destination you’re visiting can help you fill your itinerary with authentic finds and hidden gems.TripAdvisor has just... Read More

Exuding history and romance, Rome's majestic Trevi Fountain is a spectacle in its own right.But while tossing a coin and snapping a photo... Read More

Police in Rome have ticketed yet another tourist for vandalizing the Colosseum.In this most recent incident, an Ecuadorian visitor to the nearly 2,000... Read More

The famed Basílica de la Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Spain, has just broken a new record, becoming the first attraction in the world to get more than... Read More

Knowing when to book a hotel can make all the difference when it comes to the price you pay.For those planning to take a summer getaway this year,... Read More

For travelers who have procrastinated booking their summer vacations, it might be time to consider Europe.The cost of round-trip flights to Europe for... Read More

Airfare to Europe is on sale again, with flights overseas costing as little as $333 round-trip. The Oneworld alliance sale, noted by the Airfare Spot,... Read More

To find the world’s smallest city, you’ll need to look for the world’s smallest country as well. You can find them both—Vatican City is in fact a... Read More

Rome’s Colosseum, originally named the Flavian Amphitheater because it was constructed by emperors of the Flavian dynasty, was completed in 82 A.D. and... Read More

Instead of purchasing a token souvenir or snapping a picture, one tourist to Rome's Colosseum decided to leave her own mark on the ancient Roman... Read More

Rome, Italy is undeniably a city steeped in history, with one foot in its ancient past and the other in the modern day. From the Colosseum to the Forum,... Read More

What if I told you that the smallest country in the world was actually located inside another country? That’s right; Vatican City is .44 km² and is... Read More

A tourist who snatched a cobblestone from Rome’s streets while on vacation returned the souvenir to a restaurant in the city’s historic center, along... Read More

A McDonald's franchise opened outside the walls of the Vatican in Rome last week, despite pleas from religious leaders and locals alike.First announced... Read More

Although the beauty of Italy’s capital may be eternal, it’s possible to capture that beauty in a short video.The French travel blogger and filmmaker... Read More

Every holiday season, cities around the world put up towering Christmas trees to illuminate their plazas, line main streets with festive lights, and... Read More

Some cities are made for cinema: New York, Paris and—as seen in the season finale of “Parts Unknown”—Rome. “Is it possible to look at Rome in a... Read More

As early as January 2017, travelers can fly from a number of major U.S. cities to destinations across Europe. The SkyTeam ticket sale, identified this... Read More

The Apostolic Palace of Castel Gandolfo, a lakeside retreat 15 miles outside of Rome, has been the private escape of the papacy for centuries. The... Read More

Rome reopened its famous Spanish Steps on Thursday after a $1.7-million renovation and a controversial statement from one of the landmark’s funders... Read More

Throughout the country and in major cities around the world, people gathered Sunday to commemorate the lives of those who died 15 years ago during... Read More

Rome is no stranger to tourists' antics.But a recent incident at the Colosseum has Italians questioning security at major sites in the country.Two... Read More

Rome's iconic Trevi Fountain is great for sightseeing, great for selfies, and—if you're Fendi—great for fashion shows.But it's less great for going... Read More

The outskirts of Rome are filled with olive groves, vineyards, and medieval towns with charming pizzerias and gelato shops. And they might also be the... Read More

The Colosseum is iconic to Rome, and now visitors will be able to do something previously not possible: feel like a gladiator. Beginning July 15,... Read More

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